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HLN
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
this morning, i'm guessing. >>> people in india are getting the keys to the cheapest car in the world. how i remember this. what does it mean for the u.s. auto industry. clark howard breaks down how the new car might help your wallet in the future. >> the nano car, the world's cheapest automobile is now in people's driveways in india. this car you can buy in india for $2500. that's right a full four-door car seats four people you like a fifth you don't, is now available and selling like crazy. you may wonder, why am i telling you about a car that's only available in india? big news, this car just passed the european union safety and crash test, a car somewhat similar to ours and europeans are already buzzing they're going to be able to buy a car, even with the modifications for european will end up being somewhere around $3500. what about us? i want you to know, for us, this is a clear trend that we are going to see, in the next few years, cars cheaper than you ever imagined, about the price of a motorcycle. i'm clark howard. for more ways to save, go to cnn do cn cnn.come/clarkhoward. >> cl
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 2:00am EDT
blake and i were in india recently and the indians are a major factor in the region. they're the dominant power. improveb -- improving u.s.-indian relations ha been a continual goal of the last three u.s.strations, all which i think have been successful in that regard, starting with president clinton's trip in 2000. i will keep the indians fully informed and i have an indian counterpart who i keep fully informed in india. >> ok. going to open it up. [unaudible question] >> i'm not going to stand so i don't block the cameras. >> please identify yourself. >> martha raddatz from abc news. ambassador holebook i know you want to talk about the civilian side of this. >> but you don't? >> but the security is so intergind. tell me how that is affecting what you're trying to do, what kind of a hindrance that is, what hads to happen in order for you to succeed and as part of that i want to sigh that a lot of people i talk to, civilians in afghanistan complain that they really can't go outside the wire in certain areas because of the security. >> you mean the americans? >> yes. >> le
HLN
Aug 20, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. wouldn't that be nice. >>> okay. people in india are getting the keys to the cheapest car in the world, but what does it mean for the u.s. ando industry? hln money expert clark howard breaks down how the new car might help your wallet in the future. >> the nano car, the world's cheapest automobile, is now in people's drivesways in india. this car that you can buy in india for $2,500, that's right, a full four-door car seats four people, if you like a fifth you don't, it's now available and selling like crazy and be may wonder why am i telling but a car only available in india? well, big news. this car just passed the european union safety and crash test which are somewhat similar to ours, and europeans are already buzzing that they are going to be able to buy a car that even with the modifications for europe will end up being somewhere around $3,500. what about us? well, i want you to know for us this is a clear trend we are going to see in the next few years, cars cheaper than you ever imagined, about the price of a motorcycle. i am clark howard. for more ways to save, go to cnn.com/c
CNN
Aug 10, 2009 4:00pm EDT
are getting word that a 7.6 magnitude earthquake has struck near india's island. this is being felt in a number of countries. we're hearing even tokyo was shaken because of this. it's also called a tsunami watch and that watch covers india, myanmar, thailand, indonesia, bangladesh, as well. so, it could cause quite a bit of damage. we have a tsunami watch for all of those countries. it was a large magnitude quake, a 7.6 magnitude quake near india's island, but it's being felt in a number of countries including right in tokyo. they felt the aftershocks of it. >> wow. betty, there's some other news you're following right now, as well, right? >> absolutely. we want to talk gas prices making a steady upward climb. take a look at this. it's risen every day since july 21st when the national average price per gallon was $2.46. well, today it is up to $2.65, up 19 cents in just 20 days. analysts expect the price to peak as high as $2.70 a gallon, still well below last summer's record high prices. >>> and a wave of deadly bombings in iraq mass left at least 48 people dead and more than 400 i
CNN
Aug 2, 2009 1:00pm EDT
consumer is currently equal to the total economy of china plus india doubled. so when governments around the world are spend ag lot of money, they will not be able to do that indefinitely. at some point the american consumer has to get back into the market. so is he or she doing that? well, we don't really know that. the housing data is good news, and actually, most recoveries begin with recovery of the housing markets followed by automobiles, appliances and then other consumer categories. but many experts argue that this is not an ordinary recession and will not be an ordinary recovery. the consumer went deep into debt over the last ten years, is slowly paying that off and won't get easy credit any time soon. the optimists point out, on the other hand, that the american savings rate is already back up to 7%, which is close to its 30-year average. the pessimists say yes, but americans are going to be very cautious now and save more in the face of the uncertainty and hard times they foresee. so the key so understanding whether and when we will experience a real economic recovery around th
NBC
Aug 3, 2009 7:00am EDT
night live alumnus chris kattan starring in a new ifc miniseries called bollywood hero. he goes to india to star in a movie. look at your moves, chris kattan. how did you learn those moves, by the way? >> those moves took me about seven years to learn. >> come on. >> no. seven weeks. >> you really went to india to shoot this? >> we shot in on location in mumbai, india. i went there for ten weeks. >> had you been before? >> no, it was an experience. >> quite the cultural shock. >> it was. but after ten weeks you get used to it. it is very beyond. it was intense but this was such a great, great project to do. it was just so much fun. as you said, i play a heightened version of myself. i go over there to break into the movies there. >> what do they make over you? >> in reality or on the show? >> in both. >> they're nice. they like me. i smile. >> how about in the movie? >> the movie? this movie? >> he gets the girl in the movie. >> yeah, i get the girl. it is actually a miniseries. three parts on ifc thursday, friday and saturday. >> that's not the girl you get, is it? >> no, that's the gra
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 7:00pm EDT
for at least several more days. india, seven of eight monkeys stolen from a zoo have been recovered. police getting them back by pretending to be black market smugglers telling the thieves they wanted to buy the animals. they're rare bra citizenion marmsets, sadly one of them died. mexico, michael jackson fans by the thousands coming together to celebrate the king of pop's birthday. the crowd claiming they broke the record for most people dancing to the song thriller. ormsers claim nearly 13,000 people participated and are now awaiting confirmation from folks at the guinness books ♪ thriller, thriller . >> that's a wrap on this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds. a dramatic rescue caught on tape as a city councilman suffers a heart attack on live tv. and that video is just ahead. also, an update on those wildfires raging out of control in california. we're showing you live pictures right now of that scene north of los angeles. thousands of people forced from their homes, told to evacuate as hundreds of firefighters struggle to contain eight separate fires. we'll speak with a congress
CNN
Aug 2, 2009 5:00pm EDT
consumer is currently equal to the total economy of china plus india, doubled. so when governments around the world are spend ag lot of money, they will not be able to do that indefinitely. at some point, the american consumer has to get back into the market. so is he or she doing that? well, we don't really know yet. the housing data is good news, and actually, most recoveries begin with recovery of the housing markets followed by automobiles, appliances and then other consumer categories. but many experts argue that this is not an ordinary recession and will not be an ordinary recovery. the consumer went deep into debt over the last ten years, is slowly paying that off and won't get easy credit any time soon. the optimists point out, on the other hand, that the american savings rate is already back up to 7%, which is close to its 30-year average. the pessimists say yes, but americans are going to be very cautious now and save more in the face of the uncertainty and hard times they foresee. so, the key to understanding whether and when we will experience a real economic recovery around t
CBS
Aug 22, 2009 8:00am EDT
the painful answers for seattle's mystery man. >>> and field of dreams. a reality show in india proved again that dreams really do come true and these two men are proving it, playing a little baseball, down in florida. early this saturday morning, august 22nd, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> hi, everybody. welcome to "the early show" here on a saturday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> iraq erica hill. great to have you with us today. august 22nd already. >> it is crazy. you know what is crazier? there are some children back to school. for some of you parents, it is a good thing. but kids back in the schools in mid-august. >> parts of the country, they're back. >> for those of you that aren't back yet or don't have everything you need, you're in luck. we're doing a little back to school bargainista shopping today. live to an office depot in new jersey, we'll go up and down the aisles, find you the best deals for everything you need on that list. >> the best time to shop now at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> no one is in the store. grab a cup of coffee after "the early show" and head on out. >> we all
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2009 7:00am EDT
american jobs here, create jobs for americans. i called one time to the help lines and i was calling india. i want to talk to an american. we could use that money to lower the deficit here. that is about all i have to say. host: one of the headlines this morning is in the front page of "the washington post." ben bernanke to be reappointed as the fed chairman. we will hear from the president in about 35 minutes live from martha's vineyard, the renomination. senate confirmation hearing the fall. the reappointment would take effect in january of next year. we have and we will continue to be covering these town hall meetings here on this network all this week. we will show you a cross section of democrats and republicans as they meet with their constituents. one of the hearings will be live tonight in northern virginia, a town hall meeting from the reston, va., with congressman jim moran. joining him will be former chairman of national democratic committee, former dr. and governor of vermont, howard dean. a writer for the fairfax county * will be at the town hall meeting and also with freshman
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 12:00pm EDT
, one hears that the russians have been selling more advanced weapons to india, they have also sold some advanced weapons to malaysia and i understand indonesia. they have, obviously, a deep oblem with japan because of the northern territories, but nevertheless, if the rusans were to see their relationship with china as in some respects inhibited, aren't the assets avaible to the russians to, if you like, increase their livery somewhat? >> well, the russians have been trying to exercise those. they understand that, and so, for example, the arms relationship was always something that implicitly if the tensions became worse, the russians could do what the united states did after tiananmen which was cut that off. but now the chise can develop a lot of this stuff indigenously, so that leverages decline. the oil and gas we discussed, it's something that russia's been trying to use to, say, threaten or not threaten but really just bargain off china and japan and other countries to get them to pay higher prices, and the chinese for a while, you know, pretty much stood on their terms. now the ru
CNN
Aug 25, 2009 6:00am EDT
. >> you travelled around, germany, france, india, the uk, what did you notice. what kind of recommendations did you get about how they would go about treating it? >> everybody approached it differently. several countries would have done the same high-tech procedures, operation that an american doctor recommended. much less, 1/6 of the cost, 1/8 of the cost. in britain, the doctor told me to live with it. you're living your life. not going to fix this. good care in canada, not if you're only hurt. n only if you're acutely sick. he said i'll send you to the orthopedist, it will take six to nine months. >> india -- japan, i believe, they wanted to try other things first. india, alternative medicine. herbal remedies and massage. >> that's right. we did herbal medicine for five weeks. six guys massaged my shoulder with warm oil every day. it worked. more movement and less pain out of it. and the japanese insurance system would have paid for that. they paid for acupuncturacupunc shots -- japan covers everything. that's the broadest choice of any health care system i have ever s
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
. host: hobart, indiana. george on the india line. caller: good morning, gentlemen. glad you took my call. i just don't understand for one thing, mr. pappas. how come there is no flexibility between the parties when i have -- my wife and i have two insurance companies, employer insurance companies and we are consumed almost virtually 20% of our gross income, we are not talking about shared costs. or pharmaceutical or anything catastrophic that would happen to us. we are still going to be placed into bankruptcy. why isn't there some sort of consideration? why can't the two chambers of the house come to some sort of compromise to where we are put in a sunset or triggering mechanism to where we could try this new system of universal healthcare coverage? i don't want to use socialism because it is such a key word, a buzzword for a lot of medicaid and medicare people. they think that they are not part of the socialist medicine group. guest: what george just shared with us, i think, is very important and it reminds me of my parents' own situation. my parents live in massachusetts where they ha
CNN
Aug 25, 2009 7:00pm EDT
on health care around the world. tomorrow, india. later in the week, new zealand and turkey. and you can also find our reports online if you want to get more information, go to "lou dobbs tonight".com. >>> up next, singer chris brown will find out what his punishment will be for beating his pop star girlfriend, rihanna. we'll have the details and have that story. >>> also ahead, should religion be part of the debate over health care in this country? that's the topic of our "face-off" debate tonight. >>> and is the made in the u.s. labeled a thing of the past for clothing manufacturers? we'll have our special report, dobbs and jobs now. anyone can prove they're strong once. the real question is can they prove it again and again. ♪ at northwestern mutual, we've answered that question compellingly... for over 150 years. northwestern mutual. consistency counts. put our strength to work for you. learn how at northwesternmutual.com. dan marino influenced me and he really pushed me to get on nutrisystem. yeah, i'll take credit for peter jacobsen. introducing the all-new nutrisystem for men, f
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 5:00pm EDT
the same health care and food as boys. in india, for example, girls are less likely to be vaccinated that be boys and are take on the the hospital only when they are sicker. the girls in india from 1 to 5 years of age are 50% more likely to die than boys their age. in addition, ultra sound machines have allowed a pregnant woman to find out the sex of her own fetus and then get an abortion if it's female. the global statistics on the abuse of girls are numbing. it appears that more girls and women are now missing from the planet precisely because they are female than men were killed on the batting field in all of the wars of the 20th century. so with a new administration in power and with a female woman heading the state department, how should u.s. priorities on women's issues internationally change? guest: the secretary of state hillary clinton is doing a marvelous job of highlighting the issue of women's equality around the world. one thing that we need to do in this country is the united states senate needs to ratify the united nations women's convention, the convention on the elim
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2009 8:00pm EDT
congress on issues related to india, pakian, afanistan and the u.s. image abroad. she taube-- coach share the working group, an independent bipartisan working group made up of a handful of u.s. experts the publhed aept in september of 2008 entitled, the u.s. and pakistan, the next cpter. the for joining heritage she was a profeional staff member of the senate foreign relations committee where she handled the portfolio for the committee chairman senator richard lugar. from 2001 to 2003, she serd as a senior adviser in the state department of south asia beau or she buys the sifton secretary on india, pakistan relations. in the late 1990 she servedith the central intelligence agency as a political analyst on south asia. she so served as a political officer to the u.s. embassies i islamabad in new delhi in the early 1990's, where she earned a maritime-- meritorious honor award from the state department as well as the honors for her anytical work on indo-pakistani relations. most recently she visited afghanistan in late june as part of a nato opinion leade delegation. speaking just before her
FOX News
Aug 25, 2009 11:00am EDT
, and india. jane: concerns today about flood controls built to protect new orleans in the wake of a hurricane. a federal investigation found that they may not work. the army corps of engineers installed new pumps after katrina and were supposed to be able to pump millions of gallons of water out of the city, which is below sea level. they were not tested, and cost hundreds of millions of dollars. now the federal office of special counsel calls them unreliable. the army corps of engineers could have saved for another $30 million buying equipment proven to work. so far, the court has declined comment on this study. we will let you know if they do make a statement. jon: harris faulkner continues with breaking news on the throgg's neck bridge in new york city. >> this is been the scene of real problem since the start of the renovation on this bridge. today, it actually includes a fatality. this is the scene we have been showing you all morning long. a worker has fallen near craned -- near a crane. work has been done on this heavily traveled bridge, and it just reopened recently to heavy trucks af
CNN
Aug 24, 2009 9:00am EDT
for the soviets and the agencies failure to accurately monitor the development of nuclear weapons in india and pakistan. they have seen a new urgency since the 9/11 attacks but has also faced serious questions over the iraq war and handling of terrorist suspects. >>> a new report that we've been telling you about will detail the abuses inside. what do you think about it? do you think this type of information could actually put u.s. troops in war zoons in even more danger? we'd love to know your thoughts. post them on our blog at cnn.com/heidi. >>> after initial praise from international observers, rumors are beginning to circulate about widespread fraud in afghanistan's presidential elections. here is more from kabul. atia, are we getting preliminary results just yet? >> reporter: well, we hear that they are trickling in at the moment and when and who is supporting whom for this campaign at the moment, we had an interview earlier today with dr. abdullah abdullah and he's accusing of mass fraud. not just for afghanistans but also americans. let's listen to what he has to say. >> i think tha
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 7:00am EDT
report to hit land based targets, could be a threat to india. the action may mean new tensions between the u.s. and pakistan over the weapons development and could trigger an arms race with india the u.s. tried to end and pakistan denies this accusation. well, presidents, family and friend gave a final farewell to senator ted kennedy at a two hour service at the bah celica of our lady of perpetual health in boston. one of the; is that right's sons, ted kennedy, jr. remembered his dad. >> he said, teddy, republicans love this country just as much as i do. and one of those wonderful experiences that i will remember today is how many of his republican colleagues are sitting here right before him. that's a true testament to the man. >> the senator's final resting place is at arlington national cemetery next to his brothers, robert and john f. kennedy. an autopsy of celebrity disc jockey dm. more tests are planned. remembering the last time he was heard from 1 a.m. on friday when he sent a text message to two budies planning a trip to legislation. he was found dead with a crack pipe and a h
CNN
Aug 24, 2009 6:00am EDT
to prevent that? i sat down with a group from india, from noorway, from iraq, and from the united states to try and figure that out. take a listen. >> what piece of advice would you give to people at home interested in this? >> i think most importantly, cancer enters your body, but you cannot let it control your life. and for us that means knowledge is power. you have to educate yourself, unity is strength, you have to have people around you to support you through this, and attitude is everything. >> you should also exercise and be physically active, you should not engage in any activity that predisposes to sexually transmitted disease. these are the key risk factors. >> and you can draw a line from reducing these activities and reducing cancer. >> oh, absolutely. as you said, one-third of all cancers is preventable. and this is the way to prevent cancers. >> is cancer a glimpse into the world of health care reform? something that we've been talking so much about in the united states? >> yeah, i think cancer is the best example or microcosm of this big debate, and the in the united state
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 7:00am EDT
. india gets 50% of the vote will be a runoff in october. both candidates assured officials that will respect the results of the official despite fears of ethnic unrest. >> new developments in the case of that runaway teenager left home because she feared punishment from her muslim parents after she converted to christianity. while court has ruled that the girl will remain in florida in foster care until a custody arrangement is worked out. the 17-year-old was from our house, says she is worried her parents will kill her divisive sharia law. she will remain in foster care until another hearing september 3. we have more on this ahead for you. >> meantime, the feds, decimates out about this investigation into michael jackson's death. it continues. federal drug enforcement agents just rated a really hills pharmacy. they spent five hours searching for evidence that the pharmacy may have illegally dispensed medication. this is the same pharmacy that sued michael jackson 2005 for running up a $100,000 bill. that's hard to do a pharmacy, by the way. the pharmacy end up collecting a
FOX News
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
that will make the difference as to what regions have the most vibrant economy. we are competing against india, china, singapore, korea. gretchen: so many people would take you to task by saying that you could use the money that you already have for education and spend it more wisely. >> we have done that. we did not produce the results by accident. we did it by targeting spending. we said, here is money for pre- k education. here is money for after-school tutoring. here is money to put a laptop in every desk in a high school. brian: newt gingrich, jeb bush, and the president all seem to agree. i think we could use something, a topic that we get along with it, rather than the friction which health-care greenspan. >> i agree. spending, if it is done well, and targeted, it can make the difference. that was my message to the legislature. they should be proud of what they have done. the appropriated the money. steve: it is always progress when we get you on the show, governor ed rendell. thank you. gretchen: a high school official now on trial for city in a prayer in school banquet. she did not ev
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2009 7:00am EDT
are contractors from india dressed as civilians along the afghan-iranian border building pipelines and roads? why did he conveniently leave that out? people need to wake up in this country and what these neo-cons are all about. thank you for allow me to speak. host: thank you for making the call. margaret, republican, mobile, alabama. caller: thank you for taking my call. a question regarding the health care debate. excuse me. all of our representatives and alabama are republican and i have been waiting for them to have town hall meetings so we can join in the debate and i have heard nothing. i have written to our representatives and the only response i get is that they are opposed to president obama's plan but there is nothing about people -- they say nothing about what republican proposals are to do something about the bob cost of health care. so i would like for someone to challenge the republicans to find out what it is they are proposing that you do about the rising cost of health care. host: next comment on open phones comes from burlington, vermont. ron, democrats line. caller: i believe t
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2009 7:00am EDT
on the glass stiegel standards. in setting up a global credit system with russia, china, india, and the united states. and setting up a new bank of the united states based on this credit system of 2% interest for 50-year loans. host: we will leave it there. we appreciate all of the calls this morning. a round table discussion coming up looking at medicare part "b" and supplemental health insurance. we will be ♪ right back be -- we will be right back. ♪ >> as washington and the nation continued to focus on health care, sunday on c-span, which will talk about dealing with a swine flu virus with this doctor, director of the cdc on "newsmakers." and on the "q&a" and look into the va hospital center. the u.s. ninth court of appeals discussed u.s. veterans and the appeals process. watch the oral argument saturday on c-span. in 1959, in the heat of the cold war, one person took a two week tour of the u.s. and other person recounts that trip on c-span2 during book tv weekend. the health-care hub is a key resources online where you can follow the latest links, and information, including town hall m
MSNBC
Aug 31, 2009 6:00am EDT
for return to india. leaked ministerial letters revealed. gordon brown's government made the decision after discussions between libya and british petroleum over a multimillion dollar oil exploration deal had hit difficulties. these were resolved soon afterwards. the letters were sent two years ago by jack straw, the justice secretary, to kenny macaskill, his counterpart in scotland, who has been widely criticized for taking the form aldecision to permit megrahi's release." so directly linked to oil exploration in libya by the british government. >> we suggested last week there was a deal, and now we find out that's probably the case here. you know, the next question is what did the u.s. government know? >> exactly. >> when did they know it? how forcefully did they try to get the british government -- >> how is it possible they didn't know? >> let's ask ron. ron brownstein, we all think around the table the u.s. government had to know. the british government had to give us the heads up while they were quietly talking about doing this behind the scenes. is that a safe assumption to make? >> i
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2009 9:00am EDT
from india dressed as civilians over there, along the afghan, iranian borders building pipelines? and roads. why did he conveniently leaves out? people need to wake up in this country. and what these neocons are really all about. and thank you for allowing me to speak my word. . . republican, mobile, alabama. caller: thank you for taking my call. a question regarding the health care debate. excuse me. all of our representatives and alabama are republican and i have been waiting for them to have town hall meetings so we can join in the debate and i have heard nothing. i have written to our representatives and the only response i get is that they are opposed to president obama's plan but there is nothing about people -- they say nothing about what republican proposals are to do something about the bob cost of health care. so i would like for someone to challenge the republicans to find out what it is they are proposing that you do about the rising cost of health care. rising xt comment on cost of healthcare. >> host: the next comes from burlington, vermont. good morning, ron? >> ca
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 8:30am EDT
the united states falling into the influence of russia, india, europe, and form a basic balance of what they call democracyization, they mean externally in the terms of the balance. the segments also -- china and russia has the u.n. vetoes and insofar as the united states are giving up the resolution, they can veto that. they can use that veto power to modify resolutions about their friends and allies in the third world developing countries. they -- the segments often in their segment they often tend to agree on what they don't like about american policy, although they don't name the united states. there's our criticism of democracy efforts or efforts from one political system on a different political system or culture. there is the attempts to militarize and so on. they settled one major point of contention. they finally made their joint border, they now finally settled that. and now that will become contested for a while. even in the energy realm if you consider energy security and dimension security, there has been a major turn around in the past year. after many years of frustrated
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2009 10:00am EDT
, but also in india and china. that is the competition. that is the global economy we are in, and we want to make sure that states are doing the best they can to differentiate and to meet these much higher bars as they get developed. secondly, how to reduce teacher quality? we note is not race, not class, not socio-economic status. in fiscal year 2007, 57% of students with disabilities spent 80% or more of their time in regular education classrooms. had we make sure that not just special-education children but each child can be a child a special needs? how we can use this for special development to make sure that we're not putting kids in their basements anymore, that we are mainstreaming, making sure that every teacher has the ability to support those students. how do we do it better job of not burning out our special education teachers? we know how tough an overwhelming that job is and how much paper work there is. there is great turnaround. -- how much paper work there is. how do we change that? -- paperwork. how to reduce the paperwork? how to start being more creative math, science,
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2009 1:00pm EDT
, but he can be in the left this out than why our contractors from india dressed as civilians along the afghani /iranian border building roads. why did he leave that out? people need to wake up in this country and what these people are all about. thank you for allowing me to speak my word. host: margaret on the republican line. caller: good morning. thank you for taking my call. i have a question regarding the health care debate. all of our representatives in alabama are republican and i have been waiting for them to have a town hall meetings so that we can join in the debate. i have heard nothing. i had written to our representative and the only response i get is that they are opposed to the president's plan, but there is nothing about what republicans proposals are to do something about the cost of health care. i would like for someone to challenge the republicans to find out what it is they are proposing we do about the rising cost of health care. host: next comment comes from vermont this is ron on the democrats' line. caller: i believe that more science needs to be put into thi
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 12:00pm EDT
and india to pollujtuáÑ over our spaces for energy. we need to look at what is efficient and (+ive. these first two policies, the stimulus bill and kappa and trade, i can tell you what i'm against. but i will also tell you what i i know you have questions about how many of you think that health care does not need any changes or any type of reform whatsoever? @ñplease raise your hand. i we say there is one in the crowd during -- i always÷ say there is one in the crowd. how many think that we need to do something, but the approach matters. absolutely. d+zbut the consensus -- the #consensus is for reform. az4=i the sake of action is ì(lc@&c+ you have to make sure that you do it right, not just quickly. what we have seen out of washingtonÑ is their intent to act quickly. i think in a way it is flawed. i will tell you what i am for and against. let me begin[÷f with where i am against. dthis is a jar-3200, the house version -- this is hr-éíb3200sg health-care plan. i can tell you what i am against. i4vq am againstksg this plan. i will tell you why and i know you are going to hav
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Aug 31, 2009 12:00pm EDT
of the u.s. government interacted in the handling of detainees. india, the interagency aspect is critical, as is how the various agencies related to the most senior officials in government. on the basis of physical and copperheads of review, the commission can then make recommendations which will help guide us in the future. this process is fundamentally about understanding where we have been, inrder to determine the best way forward. some might argue that such a commission is no needed. after all, president obama has issued a series of executive orders that chart a new course on detention and interrogation policy. as imptant as these orders are, i believe that something more is needed. it's not enough to say that america is discontinuing the policies and practices of the recent past. we must as a country take stock of where we have been an determine what was and is not acceptable, what should n have been done, and what we will never do again. it is my sincere hope that the commission will confront and rect the notion still powerful in our midst that these policies were and are a proper c
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